double jeopardy

Double Jeopardy and the Zimmerman Trial - Can He Be Tried All Over Again?

Derek Khanna quotes Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett on double jeopardy to argue that at the Founding there was thought to be little, if any, overlap between federal and state laws governing individuals. In light of the modern expansion of federal power, Khanna says 'twice put in jeopardy of life or limb' should be interpreted to mean what it says.